The first time I went to Africa, I got molested by a Sri Lankan man and stranded without food or water by a malaria crazed woman. The second time I went to Africa, they lost my luggage and I got laid off. But I keep on coming back for more. And it's a good thing I did. My most recent trip through southern Africa included a dreamy float down the Chobe River between Botswana and Namibia on the Zambezi Queen riverboat. You can read about it in this article for BBC Travel.